Glasses of the 70s: Glasses worn by Elvis and John Lennon

70s sunglasses were much more than huge XXL glasses with colored lenses and functional glasses for opticians. In the 1970s, glasses become fashion and designer glasses.
34 glasses
34 glasses

Type

Sunglasses
Glasses

Gender

Men
Women

Decades

70s
80s
90s
The 2000s

Brands

Alpina
Boeing
Bugatti
Carrera
Cartier
Casanova
Cazal
Dior
Dunhill
Ferrari
Giorgio Armani
Jean Paul Gaultier
John Lennon Collection
Lindberg
Lunor
Metzler
Mikli
Neostyle
Persol Ratti
Porsche
Ray Ban
Theo
Zeiss
Insider Brands

Styles

Aviator
Oversized
Shades
Classic
Round
Square
Sporty
HipHop
Crazy

Colors

Black
Brown
Tortoiseshell
Leather
Gold
Silver
Rhinestone
White
Transparent
Gray
Red
Green
Yellow
Blue
Purple
Pink
Turquoise
Colored
Patterned
34 glasses
Anglo American Optical LIPS Art Frame Rare Museum Piece Details
Anglo American Optical LIPS
699.00 EUR
Description
  • Anglo American Optical, mod. LIPS, Frame England
  • precious rarity from the 1960's in excellent condition
  • a piece of fashion history by designer Pierre Marly
  • specifically made for the 'Haute Couture' Shows; Paris
  • one of a kind, collector's item (belongs in a museum)
  • unworn and with a true vintage case from the 1960's
Bugatti 55003 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55003
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 55020 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55020
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-18
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64747 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64747
1,199.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (56 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 64852 Genuine Buffalo Horn Glasses Details
Bugatti 64852
499.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64901 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64901
1,299.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble, gold-shining frame front with yellow lenses
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • a 40 years old vertu with orig. Bugatti leather case
Bugatti 65218 Rare Old 70's Bugatti Glasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • medium frame (55 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 65218 Rare 70's Bugatti Sunglasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 7343 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 7343
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Carrera 549 Leo DiCaprio Movie Sunglasses Details
Carrera 549
999.00 EUR
Description
  • very old vintage Carrera sunglasses from 1972/73
  • Leonardo DiCaprio movie sunglasses: in Tarantinos
  • "once upon a time in hollywood" sunglasses / shades
  • one of the first CARRERA (by Optyl) models, at all
  • legendary Elvis Presley style (distinctive temples)
  • almost 50 years old rarity, unworn, museum piece
Cazal 606 70's Frame First Cazal Series Details
Cazal 606
599.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal sunglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • a piece of contemporary fashion history (museum piece)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO SUNGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare CAzal 70's Glasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 56/18
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare 70's Sunglasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's sunglasses of the late 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/18
  • seamless change from brown to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro shades, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 702 Ultra Rare 70's Cazal Glasses Details
Cazal 702
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/16
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 704 70's Combi Glasses First Series Details
Cazal 704
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal eyeglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • with the age-old 'Frame Germany' engraving; size 56/18
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • famous 'combi glasses' (metal frame with plastic temples)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO EYEGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Christian Dior 2127
349.00 EUR
Description
  • rare XL 1970's sunglasses by Christian Dior
  • enchanting ladies shades; made of OPTYL
  • brilliant Optyl material does not seem to age
  • pentagonal gradient lenses; 100% UV protect.
  • unworn rarity (like all our vintage Dior eyewear)
  • approx. 50 years old; but still shines like new ;)
Christian Dior 2277 XL 70's Ladies Sunglasses Details
Christian Dior 2277
249.00 EUR
Description
  • fashionable XXL 70's sunglasses by Christian DIOR
  • still lightweight thanks for brilliant Optyl material
  • perfect 70's flair with floral pattern on the temples
  • superlative style for true "flower power" enthusiasts
  • never worn (like all our vintage C. DIOR sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO SHADES, but a rare 40 years old Original!
Cottet Manager 14kt Gold Filled Frame 1960's 70's Details
Cottet Manager
299.00 EUR
Description
  • rare old vintage glasses from the late 60`s, early 70`s
  • men's frame made of 20/000 14kt gold-filled material
  • precious old rarity with new sun lenses; 100% UV prot.
  • incredible TOP-quality; no longer available nowadays
  • unworn, NOS, like all our rare gold-filled 70's frames
  • light patina makes this original even more interesting
Lesca Classic 4mm
349.00 EUR
Description
  • old LESCA sunglasses, Classic style, from the 1960's
  • very massive frame (4mm thick profil); built to last!
  • made in France; WITHOUT any MARKS or inscriptions
  • it's a model for real VINTAGE experts / connoisseurs
  • an UNWORN 50 years old original, NO RETRO FRAME
  • NOT the current Lesca collection; it's really OLD!!!
Lesca Panto 6mm
349.00 EUR
Description
  • old LESCA sunglasses, PANTO style, from the 1960's
  • very massive frame (6mm thick profil); built to last!
  • made in France; WITHOUT any MARKS or inscriptions
  • it's a model for real VINTAGE experts / connoisseurs
  • an UNWORN 50 years old original, NO RETRO FRAME
  • NOT the CURRENT Lesca collection; it's really OLD!!
Metavisto Consul Gold Filled Frame 1960's 1970's Details
Metavisto Consul
299.00 EUR
Description
  • rare old vintage glasses from the late 60`s, early 70`s
  • men's frame made of 20/000 GOLD-FILLED material
  • precious old rarity with new sun lenses; 100% UV prot.
  • incredible TOP-quality; no longer available nowadays
  • unworn, NOS, like all our rare gold-filled 70's frames
  • light patina makes this original even more interesting
Metzler 0767 Old 70's Combi Sunlasses Men Details
Metzler 0767
299.00 EUR
Description
  • old Metzler sunglasses in unbelievable top-quality
  • a true vintage 1970's original - monolithic design!
  • called as 'combi frame' (plastic/metal) back then
  • unworn (like all our vintage Metzler sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO, but a 50! years old original; size 56/18
  • frame is also made for optical lenses/prescriptions
Neostyle Disco And Love Sunglasses Details
Neostyle Disco
299.00 EUR
Description
  • Neostyle Disco & Love sunglasses from app. 1972
  • more than only a vintage pair of "Hippie glasses"
  • a true designer piece and fashion history likewise
  • not only eye-catching, but also brilliant wearable
  • nevertheless, rather a collector's / museum piece
  • in any case, a are old original in unworn condition
Neostyle Mondial 30 Old School Sunglasses 1970's Details
Neostyle Mondial 30
399.00 EUR
Description
  • old school NEOSTYLE sunglasses of the 1970's
  • monolithic frame (built to last), U must feel it!
  • greenish-translucid with brushed metal temples
  • unworn (like all our vintage NEOSTYLE shades)
  • a 50 years old original with 100% UV protection
  • frame could be glazed with prescriptions; 53/18
Neostyle Stereo 5
399.00 EUR
Description
  • rare, old school 1970's sunglasses by Neostyle
  • a great one of a kind (rather made for ladies)
  • bluish-translucid patterned with silver temples
  • unworn (like all our vintage NEOSTYLE shades)
  • a 50 years old original with 100% UV protection
  • the frame could be glazed with optical lenses, too
Persol Ratti 807 Folding Vintage Folding Eyeglasses Details
Persol Ratti 807 Folding
399.00 EUR
Description
  • Persol 806 RATTI = legendary 70's folding eyeglasses
  • Steve McQueen made the Persol folding models famous
  • foldable frame from the legendary RATTI manufactory
  • delivery with a vintage folding case by Porsche Design
  • unworn, NOS (like all our vintage Persol Ratti eyewear)
  • NO RETRO GLASSES, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
Prototype Design Study 70's Eyewear Design Study Details
Prototype Design Study
799.00 EUR
Description
  • eyewear PROTOTYPE from the 1970's, one of a kind!
  • unfinished = the frame CAN'T BE GLAZED with lenses
  • thus, can be used as unique fashion accessory only!
  • old designer piece, which never went into production
  • actually NOT FOR SALE, since only a design study
  • nevertheless a real highlight for all lovers of design
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX Easy Rider Glasses Peter Fonda Details
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX
699.00 EUR
Description
  • rare B&L Olympian I DeLuxe shades, made in U.S.A.
  • legendary RAY-BAN movie-sunglasses; true rarity!
  • worn by Peter Fonda (movie "EASY RIDER I, 1969")
  • customized model with high-end Ratti mineral lenses
  • lenses with only 25% tinge (similar to the movie ones)
  • true rarity (incl. original B&L lenses), collector's item
  • 2. hand but mint condition, with original Ray-Ban case
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX Easy Rider Shades Custom-Made Details
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX
499.00 EUR
Description
  • the Easy Rider vintage sunglasses by Ray-Ban, USA
  • Peter Fonda wore the mod. 'Olympian I DeLuxe' 1969
  • for the movie, the orig. B&L lenses were replaced
  • with light-colored plastic lenses to see Fondas eyes
  • besides that, the new lenses were more comfortable
  • this pair was modified in the same way (customized)
  • so, a B&L frame with lightweight CR39 plastic lenses
  • 2. hand in great vintage condition + orig. B&L lenses
Saphira 4025 70's XXL Sunglasses Optyl Men Details
Saphira 4025
349.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage 70's XXL men's sunglasses by Saphira (Optyl)
  • the incredible OPTYL material does not seem to age!
  • phenomenal quality (built to last): You must feel this!
  • typical coloring of the 1970's fashion (dull dark green)
  • with light-green tinted lenses (also wearable at night)
  • a 45 years old original in a flawless unworn condition
Schubert Antik Museums Glasses 100 Years Old Details
Schubert Antik
299.00 EUR
Description
  • antique spectacles in X-Small size; 122mm width
  • an approx. 100 years old antique; GOLD-PLATED!
  • similar to the antique glasses by Franz Schubert
  • simply timeless in shape & quality (built to last)
  • the PATINA makes this frame ever more special!
  • true rarity, museums piece, in unworn condition
Selecta - Dalai Lama Pure Gold Filled Frame 70's Details
Selecta - Dalai Lama
349.00 EUR
Description
  • antique 'combi glasses' from the early 1970's - Original!
  • the DALAI LAMA wears this model (Dalai Lama glasses)
  • vintage gold-filled frame in 1/25 12kt. (carat) proportion
  • 1/25 of the metal is 12ct gold = high end quality glasses!
  • unworn rarity in large size 52-22 (true collector's item)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but a genuine old 1970's Original
  • the frame is made for optical lenses or tinted sun lenses
ViennaLine Royal 1601
349.00 EUR
Description
  • incredible vintage old school eyeglasses by ViennaLine
  • the top model of the ROYAL-SERIES; a MONSTER piece!
  • some frame parts are 10mm thick - simply unbelievable
  • nevertheless, rather a MEDIUM size (130mm frame width)
  • produced in the early 1970's; monolithic ... built to last
  • similar to the Ultra GOLIATH glasses (R. de Niro, Casino)
  • unworn vintage 70's rarity in high-end quality by OPTYL
Zollitsch 249 70's Old School Eyeglasses Details
Zollitsch 249
299.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage ZOLLITSCH eyeglasses from the early 1970's
  • true 'OLD SCHOOL GLASSES' in unbelievable quality
  • massive frame, monolithic, impossible to get, today
  • noble, timeless frame pattern: 130 width = S / M size
  • unworn (like all our rare vintage ZOLLITSCH frames)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but an app. 40 years old rarity!